Delta Cargo bets big on real time medical shipment tracking

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November 28, 2017: Transformation of Delta Cargo seems fast taking shape following its service extension of DASH Critical & Medical—a fully GPS-enabled air cargo transportation across 15 US locations.

It comprises time-sensitive small packages of medical commodities, legal documents, essential machinery parts and on-the-ground components of aircraft.

According to reports, DASH Critical & Medical is an IoT solution to effectively track and monitor transportation of medical freight .Besides, it offers the option to ship commodity up to 45 minutes before the scheduled flight departure.

The service is available across 15 US locations, such as Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Memphis, LaGuardia, Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, Detroit, Cincinnati, Orlando, Rochester, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Savannah and Seattle, besides additional services to about 89 mainland US destinations and Hawaii.

Todd Sand, North East Regional Transportation Manager of Antech Diagnostics said: “We have received overwhelming product response from various customers.
We wanted a robust system to track our packages—from the drop to pick up. Hence, we started using DASH. We were keen on the idea of having an extra 15 minutes to tender our boxes, and the guarantee of 45 minutes off load time. But what really caught our attention was the GPS fitted to every package that helped us offload our burden of painstakingly tracking our freight with a guarantee of locating the consignment in minutes. Our experience using DASH Critical & Medical has been incredible.”

DASH Critical & Medical shipment consists of unique pink packaging fitted with the GPS tracking system. The shipment is monitored by a dedicated team ensuring important goods are in the right place at the right time throughout the shipping process.

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